ACCS in the News

Students at ACCS Help Build a Library in Agogo, Ghana

As part of the Albany Community Charter School Cares project, students and faculty partnered with Mr. Johnson, a former fifth grade teacher at ACCS, and the Youth Institute of Science and Technology in Agogo, Ghana. Students set out to help build the communities very first library with a donation of 1,000 books. Since February, students at ACCS have surpassed their goal collecting more than 3,000 books.

On Thursday, March 27 students prepared to send the first shipment of books to the Youth Institute of Science and Technology.

The project and the students’ tremendous efforts attracted the attention of some local media. Both WNYT News Channel 13 and the Times Union celebrated Albany Community Charter School’s success.

Congratulations on a job well done!

Ashley Breen-Verga, Director of Communications – Albany Charter School Network

http://www.timesunion.com/default/article/Photos-Building-a-library-book-by-book-5355860.php#photo-6083562

http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S3378301.shtml?cat=300

 

Students Preparing to ‘Step Off’ in Celebration of Black History Month

As most of us know, February is Black History Month, and here in Albany, it’s being celebrated with the eighth annual Black History Month Step Off. Don’t know what step is? Well our Megan Cruz tries to show us, with some help from local school kids. read more +more

Students Honored for Reading Books

Albany Community Charter School students were honored for being bookworms. Students got to attend a special luncheon in their honor on Tuesday. +more

Students Attend Reading Celebration

It’s front door service as a limo arrives at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Albany. The passengers inside, however, aren’t movie or rock stars. They’re elementary students from the Albany Community Charter School. The occasion…a grand prize reading celebration. +more

Albany Community Charter School Welcomes New Students

It was a warm welcome for the South End’s first charter school. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Saturday for the Albany Community Charter School. +more

Albany Community Charter School Opens

A new charter school opens in Albany. For years, there have been heated debates over charter schools and their funding, but many of the parents in this area seem to think it’s well worth it. +more